Minassian's manuscripts collection, AM 13658, #11.

Manuscript, Book
[9-10th century]
2 leaves : vellum; 121 x 175 (91 x 126) mm.


Contained in
Minasyan's manuscripts collection, AM 13658.
Restrictions note
Significantly aged inks on facing each other fol. 1b and 2a (flesh side) due improper degreasing; torn edges, stains, burn marks at the bottom, text is not affected; top right corner repaired with a newer paper.
Summary note
Two bifolium parchment leaves from an Egyptian Kufic Qur'an.
  • Parchment.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title provided by the cataloger.
  • Folios represent different parts of the manuscript. Fol. 1a - surat al-Ḥadīd (17-21/57); fol. 2a-b - surat al-Mujādilah (1-6/58).
  • Written in fine Kufic of medium size in black ink; vocalizations in red, green and black inks; one separator in golden ink. In the left top corner of fol. 1a accession number in pencil - AM 13658 and piece number in the collection - # 11
  • "Some of the manuscripts of this group were not found with the other pieces when they were boxed in December, 1954. The group as it now stands had been together since at least 1949. The missing pieces have presumably been placed in with other mss. They will be pulled out and put with AM 13658 as found. A.C. 1-3-55" -note by a former curator on a paper card inside the box.
  • Explicit: يوم يبعثهم الله جميعا فيتبئهم بما عملوا احصاه
  • Incipit: انَ الله يَحيِ الاَرضَ بعدَ موتِها قد بَينا لَكمُ الاَياتِ لعلَكم تعقلونَ...
Language note
In Arabic.
Previously owned by Krikor Minassian (1874-1944).
Other title(s)
  • Qurʼan. Sūrat al-Ḥadīd.
  • Qurʼan. Sūrat al-Mujādilah.
Minassian's manuscripts collection, AM 13658
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